Harry F Hull MD

Harry F. Hull, M.D.

Harry F. Hull, M.D. is a medical epidemiologist with 35 years experience in infectious disease control. He received his M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is board certified in pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He was trained in epidemiology at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is on the teaching faculty of the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He was an adjunct professor of pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine and an adjunct professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the School of Public Health.

Dr. Hull served as the state epidemiologist for New Mexico and Minnesota. In those positions, he controlled bubonic plague outbreaks, uncovered a national problem with contaminated body parts used for transplantation, and investigated numerous E. coli and Salmonella outbreaks from contaminated food. He guided Minnesota’s efforts to prepare for bioterrorism and pandemic influenza.

His international work includes eradicating smallpox in Bangladesh and building immunization programs in Africa, where measles kills 15% of the children. He directed the Global Polio Eradication Initiative at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.

Dr. Hull was a member of the US Public Health Service’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices from 2005 to 2007 and is a past-president of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists.